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Drew Richardson Makes a Splash: PADI CEO Honored with 2023 NOGI Award for Dive Industry Impact!

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In a prestigious ceremony held during the recent DEMA Show in New Orleans, Drew Richardson, the CEO and president of PADI, was honored with the 2023 NOGI Award by the Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences. The gala event celebrated Richardson’s outstanding contributions to the undersea world, acknowledging his decades-long dedication to advancing aquatic exploration, training, safety, and conservation for divers and the dive industry.

The NOGI Awards, presented annually, recognize individuals who have left an indelible mark on the diving community, distinguishing themselves in categories such as Science, Arts, Sports/Education, Environment, and Distinguished Service. Richardson’s exceptional achievements were specifically acknowledged in the Sports and Education award category, reflecting his positive influence on diving.

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Learn more about the NOGI Awards at: https://www.auas-nogi.org/2023-nogi-awardees

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Lee has been in the marketing industry for the last 15 years and now specializes in teaching marketing techniques to people in the scuba diving industry. He is founder of Dive Media Solutions which, in addition to providing complete marketing, media, communications and IT solutions exclusively for the scuba diving industry, also produces The Scuba News. You can connect with Lee via Twitter by following @DiveMedia

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